Hunter R. Hughes, III, Esquire

Hunter Hughes ADR
1075 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 2550
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 770-809-6818
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A substantial portion of Mr. Hughes mediation practice and experience involves multi-party and class action cases. These mediations typically take from 1 to 15 months to resolve and include mediating preliminary issues involving discovery such as the number of depositions, who will be deposed, the extent of statistical data produced and a variety of other class action discovery issues. Thereafter, class mediations involved identifying and agreeing upon terms of any programmatic relief to be established in a consent decree, the type of payment structure to class members, distribution issues and attorneys' fees and individual payment matters.

Mr. Hughes has successfully served as the mediator in numerous employment class actions, including the Publix class action, which was the largest certified employment class action in the country, the Home Depot and Winn Dixie employment class actions as well as the Burlington Northern genetic testing litigation. He also served as the mediator in The Coca-Cola Company class action litigation and recent class actions involving Boeing Aircraft Company.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Business
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • General Mediation
  • Harassment
  • Labor Management
  • Workplace

MEMBER: 2004



Hunter R. Hughes was formally a Partner in the Atlanta firm of Rogers & Hardin, LLP practicing primarily in the area of employment law. He has successfully served as lead trial counsel in numerous employment and other cases, including nationwide class actions and mass employment litigation. He has been lead counsel in arbitrations as well as numerous proceedings before state and federal agencies. The "National Law Journal" has recognized him as "among the Nation's Best Litigators in Employment [law}."


Mr. Hughes received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Virginia.

Practicing in Georgia

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